No cause for panic, says Ukrainian leader
Manchester Evening News|January 26, 2022
UKRAINE'S leaders have sought to reassure the nation that an invasion by neighbouring Russia is not imminent, even as they acknowledged the threat is real and prepared to accept a shipment of US military equipment to shore up their defences.

Moscow has denied planning an assault, but has amassed an estimated 100,000 troops near Ukraine in recent weeks, leading the US and its Nato allies to prepare for a possible war.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said late on Monday that the situation is "under control" and there is "no reason to panic".

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